Double tap zoom does not work

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  1. Jaakko
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    Member since:
    Jan 2013

    Posted 06 Mar 2013 Link to this post


    I'm implementing a WP7.1 app that has a image preview screen that needs to be zoomable and pannable.
    The PanAndZoomImage + busy indicator is the sole content of a portrait PhoneApplicationPage. The page title and app bar need to remain visible while zooming.

    Now, the xaml pasted below is otherwise good for the purpose, but double tapping the image (after loading it, when zoom=1,1) does nothing. If I zoom in via pinch, double tap will return to normal zoom though. If I create a handler for Tap event, I can get the image to zoom, but double tap will return the image to default zoom. Also, if I add a handler for DoubleTap event (like in ), anything I do related to zoom (e.g. set zoom to 2,2) seems to be overridden (by the default DoubleTap handling, perhaps).

    Any hints on how to
    a) enable the default double tap zoom in this case, or
    b) override the default doubletap handler completely and implement custom zoom logic?

    I'm using the WP7 Q3/2012 release.

     <Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="Transparent">
                <RowDefinition Height="Auto"/>
                <RowDefinition Height="*"/>

                <ColumnDefinition Width="*"/>

            <Grid x:Name="ContentPanel" Grid.Row="1" Grid.Column="0"

                <slideView:PanAndZoomImage x:Name="PreviewPhoto" 

                <ProgressBar x:Name="BusyIndicator" 

            <!--TitlePanel contains the name of the application and page title-->
            <StackPanel x:Name="TitlePanel" Grid.Row="0" 
                <TextBlock x:Name="ApplicationTitle" Text="APP" 
                           Style="{StaticResource PhoneTextNormalStyle}"
                <TextBlock x:Name="PageTitle" Text="preview" 
                           Margin="21,-7,0,8" Style="{StaticResource PhoneTextTitle1Style}"/>

  2. Victor
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    Posted 07 Mar 2013 Link to this post

    Hi Jaako,

    Thanks for writing.
    The behavior you are experiencing is related to the fact that your PanAndZoomImage control is allowed determine its own size. You need to stretch the control over your allowed space in order to be able to double tap to zoom.

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  3. Jonathan
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    May 2013

    Posted 04 Feb 2014 in reply to Victor Link to this post


    Could you let me know what you mean by stretching the control over the allowed space?  I am having the same problem and do not know what to do.  Could you update the code listed above to show how to stretch the control over the entire screen?
  4. Todor
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    Posted 10 Feb 2014 Link to this post

    Hi Jonathan,

    I have attached a sample with slight modifications of the code from the previous post.

    Let us know if you need further assistance.

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